In Mice, a Common Antioxidant Boosts Biliary Atresia Survival
Research By: Jorge Bezerra, MD
Post Date: August 12, 2019 | Publish Date: June 19, 2019
After identifying a 14-gene “signature” that predicts two year, transplant-free survival in children with biliary atresia, scientists here found that the antioxidant N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) reduced liver injury and fibrosis and increased survival times.
|Original title:||Gene Expression Signatures Associated With Survival Times of Pediatric Patients With Biliary Atresia Identify Potential Therapeutic Agents|
|Publish date:||June 19, 2019|